South | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Sunday December 21, 2014
Former Union minister D Napoleon joined the BJP in the presence of party president Amit Shah in Chennai on Sunday, a day after resigning from the DMK.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 20, 2014
Hitting back at Rahul Gandhi for questioning the performance of the Narendra Modi government, BJP president Amit Shah today demanded the Congress Vice President to furnish 'accounts' of 60 years of his party rule.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday November 24, 2014
Continuing the war of words with Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam over his absence from the assembly session, DMK president M Karunanidhi on Sunday said he would attend the sessions if proper seating arrangements were made for him by the AIA...
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 18, 2014
A day after Tamil superstar Rajnikanth said he was not scared of politics, but hesitant to take the plunge, TNCC president EVKS Elangovan requested both him and star actor Kamal Hassan not to take the plunge and "get caught in the grip of political a...
India | Edited by Mala Das | Monday November 10, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Sunday over the death sentence handed out to five Indian fishermen which has sparked protests in their home state of Tamil Nadu.
South | Sam Daniel Stalin | Thursday September 25, 2014
AIADMK leader Om Shakti Sekar is one of the many functionaries to organise a special pooja seeking relief for his party president Jayalalithaa in a Rs 66-crore disproportionate assets case. The verdict on Saturday by a court in Bangalore would be a m...
India | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Monday September 1, 2014
Former Chief Justice of India Justice P Sathasivam, touted to be the next Governor of Kerala, has denied allegations that his family had sought undue favours from the Tamil Nadu government. Citing charges of alleged impropriety, an advocate asked Pre...
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 24, 2014
DMK president M Karunanidhi today wrote to President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking conferment of "Bharat Ratna" for party founder and Dravidian idealogue C N Annadurai.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday August 18, 2014
The AIADMK General Secretary and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today relieved her party's Rajya Sabha face Dr V Maitreyan from the post of president of the party's medical wing.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 17, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today congratulated Dr Tamilisai Sounderrajan on being appointed as the new BJP Tamil Nadu unit President.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 13, 2014
The fishermen who planned a series of agitations demanding the authorities for steps for the release of their counterparts and boats, arrested by Sri Lankan Navy from yesterday, withdrew their protests after Union minister of state Pon Radhakrishnan ...
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 5, 2014
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa today expressed regret over an objectionable article on Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa posted earlier on the Defence Ministry website that triggered a furore in India.
South | Sam Daniel Stalin | Saturday August 2, 2014
A poster has come up in Tamil Nadu which shows Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa apologising to Chief Minister Jayalalithaa with folded hands. The poster, in Tamil, has a tagline: "Mother, I have made a huge mistake, forgive me."
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 2, 2014
Slamming the derogatory article on the Sri Lankan Government defence website, DMK President M Karunanidhi on Friday demanded that the Centre convey its strong condemnation as it had 'besmirched' both the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and the Indian Prime...
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 23, 2014
DMK President M Karunanidhi on Tuesday lashed out at former Supreme Court Judge Markandey Katju for his allegations on a Tamil Nadu judge, which has put his party under a cloud, and accused him of acting under 'indirect pressure'.
Tamil Nadu | Press Trust of India | Monday July 21, 2014
Joining the chorus in Tamil Nadu against the "Sanskrit Week" celebrations planned by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) in its schools, DMK President M Karunanidhi today asked the Centre to confine the proposal to Hindi-speaking states only.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday July 21, 2014
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim arrived today on his first visit to Tamil Nadu and hailed the state's strides in the automobile industry. On a three-day visit to India, Kim arrived from Delhi this afternoon.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday July 17, 2014
President Pranab Mukherjee will visit Kerala and Tamil Nadu July 18-19, Rashtrapati Bhavan said on Thursday.
South | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Wednesday July 16, 2014
N Srinivasan, the president of the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association Club, has said he is ready to lift the ban on dhotis at the club after Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa called the ban "sartorial despostism" and "a mockery of Tamil culture."
Diaspora | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday July 10, 2014
Nagi Naganathan, an alumnus of the National Institute of Technology at Tiruchirappalli in Tamil Nadu, has been appointed interim president of the University of Toledo, a public research university in Ohio.